Launched about a week ago, Beme is a new video-sharing app built by viral filmmaker Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett, former VP of Engineering at Tumblr and Hacker-in-Residence at betaworks. The duo raised $2.6 million in seed funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, and have been working on the project together for about a year. Read More
That time when introversion was finally explained.
Yahoo is planning a mid-week press event to reveal a new messaging app, according to a report from Re/code. The event was originally speculated to be related to a new version of the Tumblr or Flickr apps, but Re/code’s Kara Swisher noted that it will instead be related to a new messaging endeavour. The idea that Yahoo! is launching […]
The Tumblr 104uuu has been making the blog rounds for its Klonopin-inducing effects. Relax, relax, relax, as you scan the peaceful, everyday scenes of landscapes and trains, day or night, rain or shine. And if you're wondering about the source for the images; they're based off of animated scenes from movies by Japanese director Makoto Shinkai.
Japan is a country caught between two worlds, blending together its feudal architecture and traditional ways with the fast-paced technology that is so core to its modern identity. Somehow, the series of GIFs developed by Tumblr user 1041uuu captures the beauty and dichotomy of Japanese everyday life. Show More Summary
Tumblr, YouTube, and Twitter have been leading the slang game recently. "Snatched" is officially the new "fleek," "sis" is the new "bro," and adding "boots" to the end of any adjective is totally a thing. Read on to learn all the new slang words the cool kids on Internet are using.
A lesson for bigots: If you're going to keep on with your bigotry, make sure to buy up any Twitter handle, Tumblr page and web domain associated with your name... or someone else will. Reddit user Dylan Hailey recently posted on the popular social media site that he had purchased the domain name associated with Arkansas Gov. Show More Summary
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. This government pamphlet, from 1918, is a relic from the thrift movement of the 1910s and 1920s. Show More Summary
hadrian6: The Shepherd Paris. Jean Baptiste Frederic DesMarais. French. 1756-1813. oil on canvas. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
hadrian6: The Dying Othryades. 1810. David d’Angers. French 1788-1856. plaster. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
By Gemma Correll. Visit her tumblr or buy stuff here. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
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Here's a sweet skinny maze for you off-road lovers: Herts skinny lines from Riders Cycle Centre on Vimeo. More funny stuff on steveinaspeedo.tumblr.com. Steve in a Speedo http://iwannagetphysical.blogspot.com/
Hip-hop lyrics frequently reference baseball slang, terminology, and the game’s greatest players. This phenomenon did not escape the Photoshop wizards behind the new Tumblr Straight Outta Cooperstown, whose tagline says it all: “A mashup...Show More Summary
Jeff Wysaski went into a paint store and made some of the names better: A lots more funny things posted all week long on steveinaspeedo.tumblr.com. Steve in a Speedo http://iwannagetphysical.blogspot.com/
Serial entrepreneur Jason Calacanis — who founded Weblogs, Mahalo.com, and Inside.com in addition to investing in Uber and Tumblr — is officially leaving Los Angeles behind. Calacanis has listed his four-bedroom home in Brentwood for $2.998 million. Show More Summary
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. This quiz comes from The Girl Friend (And the Boy Friend), an early-1950s magazine for young women. Show More Summary